Records of the President of Harvard University,Nathan Marsh Pusey, 1953-1971
- , 1953-1971
- Harvard University. President's Office. (Organization)
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Extent182 cubic feet (544 boxes)
er his administration, Harvard's endowment grew from $304 million to more than $1 billion, and many new buildings were constructed. Early events in his administration include his defense of universities and academic freedom during the McCarthy Era. Toward the end of his presidency, he was faced with turbulence and student unrest arising from the Vietnam Era.
Pusey earned an A.B. degree from Harvard in 1928, an M.A. in 1932, and a Ph.D. in 1937, specializing in ancient history. Before becoming President of Harvard, he taught history at Lawrence College,Scripps College, and Wesleyan University, and served as president of Lawrence College.
Series and Subseries
- Annual Correspondence (510 boxes)
- Hunt Hall and University Hall Incidents (9 boxes)
- Temporary File (17 boxes)
- Desk Calendars (2 boxes)
- Speeches, Writings, and Press Releases (6 boxes)
Accession Number 7829, 1976 April 5
Accession Number 7857, 1976 May 17
Accession Number 7873, 1976 June 9
Accession Number 9713, 1983 April 28
- Harvard University. President's Office. Records of the President of Harvard University, Nathan Marsh Pusey, 1953-1971 : an inventory
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